| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape.
The company has agreed to be sold to Parkway Properties Group Inc., a real estate investment trust...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Pop icon Rihanna sings about Molly and moonshine.
Rappers Lil Durk and Wiz Khalifa named one of their collaborations "Molly Girl."
And in her hit "We Can't Stop," Miley Cyrus sings of dancing with Molly.
Molly, a drug popular in the club scene,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:59 AM
More than four years after the Federal Housing Finance Agency established a mortgage refinancing program, the effort has been losing steam.
Now the agency is looking for underwater but current borrowers, including almost 60,000 homeowners in the Chicago...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:24 AM
When a group of Winter Park investors purchased a prime corner near Lake Nona's Medical City for $9 million in 2008, they had hoped a big-box retailer would locate there.
Throughout the historic downturn that followed, the group managed to hang onto the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:43 PM
For homeowners throughout Florida, the year 2013 will be a tough act to follow.
Economists at a real estate summit in Orlando Tuesday forecast existing home values in the greater Orlando area are likely to increase 4 percent to 6 percent next year...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When people think of gun violence, they typically think of a masked robber or a disturbed young man with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
In truth, the most common victim of fatal gun violence is a distraught man who, alone in a...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
How do the wealthy stay wealthy? The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth,...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 10:52 AM
South Florida shoppers proved civil, well-behaved and even friendly at times as they jammed the aisles of malls, electonics outlets and toy stores for the Black Friday retail frenzy.
By mid-morning, though, the overnight rush had largely subsided and...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| Feb 10, 2011
You want to throw out your stuff, find more stuff, recycle your stuff. Amid all these contradictory impulses, it's Answer Angel to the rescue.
Dear Answer Angel: I have a closet full of clothes in a number of sizes: thinner, heavier, out of style, you...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 5:22 PM
I love bookstores. It's not unusual to find the whole Maxwell clan holed up in the Winter Park Borders, sipping coffee or hot chocolate while leafing through magazines and picking out books for the kids.
You know who else loves bookstores? The people...